William L. Milligan

July 1843–3 June 1926 (Age 82)
East Otto, Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life of William L.

When William L. Milligan was born in July 1843, in East Otto, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, his father, David Milligan, was 32 and his mother, Rhoda Strain, was 24. He married Grace Adeline Wood on 18 December 1866. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1880 and Machias, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 3 June 1926, in Ellicottville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

William L. Milligan
1843–1926
Grace Adeline Wood
1846–1893
Marriage: 18 December 1866
Jesse Titus Milligan
1868–1916
George Brenton Milligan
1872–1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 December 1866
children

(2)

    Jesse Titus Milligan

    Male1868–1916Male

    George Brenton Milligan

    Male1872–1919Male

Parents and Siblings

    David Milligan

    Male1811–1891Male

    Rhoda Strain

    Female1819–1880Female

siblings

(4)

    Jane Agnes Milligan

    Female1841–1879Female

    Male1843–1926Male

    Charles Gilbert Milligan

    Male1849–1890Male

    Helen Elizabeth Milligan

    Female1853–1930Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolagáin ‘descendant of Maolagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured’. 2. in some instances, a variant of Mollohan .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William L Milligan in household of David Milligan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wm L Milligan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William L Milligan in household of G B Milligan, "United States Census, 1900"

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